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‘Native Words, Native Warriors’ exhibit continues
A traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian, “Native Words, Native Warriors,” will continues now through June 29 at the Wyandotte County Museum, 126th and State Avenue, Bonner Springs. The traveling exhibit will be about Native American code talkers during World War II. For more information, visit www.wycomuseum.org or call 913-573-5002.
Artists exhibit works at Strawberry Hill Museum
Art works by Mike Savage and Geri Stewart are on exhibit now through July 28 at the Strawberry Hill Museum and Cultural Center, 720 N. 4th St., Kansas City, Kan. For information about hours, visit www.strawberryhillmuseum.org or call 913-371-3264.
Spirit Race scheduled June 22
The Spirit Race 5K Run-Walk to benefit SAFK will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 22, at the CommunityAmerica Ballpark, 1800 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, Kan. Proceeds will go toward purchasing AEDs for area high school athletic events.
Program on geocaching offered
A program on geocaching will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 22 at the West Wyandotte Library, Conference Room B, 1737 N. 82nd. The program will discuss the outdoor adventure of geocaching. A limited amount of GPS devices will be available. Those attending may feel free to bring their own.
Book signing scheduled
Author Diana Staresinic Deane will discuss her book, “Shadows o the Hill: The True Story of a 1925 Kansas Murder,” from 2 to 3 p.m. June 23 at the West Wyandotte Library auditorium, 1727 N. 82nd, Kansas City, Kan. Books will be for sale and she will sign books.
Addictions support group to meet
All Addictions Group, a support group for women dealing with any kind of addiction, at any stage of recovery, meets from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. There is no meeting on the second Tuesday of the month. Call 913-906-8990 or register online at www.keelerwomenscenter.org for the free class.
Photography exhibit on display at Main Library
Jeff Foster's photographic exhibit "In Relative Obscurity" is a series about abandonment. The buildings, schools, houses, cemeteries pictured all tell a tale not just about the literal abandonment of place but the spiritual displacement of the people who used to dwell there and what they left behind. His photographs will be on display at the Main Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, 625 Minnesota Ave., June 14 to Aug. 7. The hours are 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Class on parenting to be offered June 26
“Daring to Parent with Love and Logic” will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, at Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave, Kansas City, Kan. Call 913-906-8990. The free class is presented by Nona Boyd and offered in partnership with Wyandot Center.
Free movies offered at Legends 14 Theaters
A free movie showing will be at 10 a.m. each Wednesday and Thursday at the Legends 14 Theatre, Kansas City, Kan. The movie on June 26 will be “The Lorax,” rated PG. The movie on June 27 will be “Rio,” rated G. Doors open at 9 a.m., and special kid meals will be for sale. All ages and groups may attend. Movies are subject to change, and seating is limited to availability.
Free concert at library
The Main Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, 625 Minnesota, will offer a free music concert from noon to 1 p.m. June 26 at the front plaza of the library. The all-country band, “Sons of Great Dane,” will perform. The concert is free and open to the public.
Old Quindaro Museum to hold event June 29 at Underground Railroad Lookout Point
The Old Quindaro Museum will hold a Summer Festival from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at the museum and the “Underground Railroad Lookout Point.” The public is invited to come and celebrate with the community. There will be food, informational booths, entertainment, music, fun and games, hay rides, voter registration and more. For more information, contact Jesse Hope at 913-244-8497.
Civitan to hold benefit golf tournament
Civitan will sponsor the Club Dotte Civitan International night golf tournament Friday, July 19 at Painted Hills Golf Club, 7101 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan. The fee is $125 per person. All golf supplies are provide. The entry fee also includes green fees, cart, dinner, awards reception, trophies and prizes. Registration is at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 913-620-5271.
Civitan fundraiser planned July 20
Hamburger Mary’s Bar and Grille will be the site of the Wyandotte County Civitan fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 101 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Funds are being raised for the developmentally disabled and other charitable needs.
Class reunion planned
The Washington High School Class of 1973 is planning a 40th reunion July 19-21. The event includes a golf scramble July 19 at Sunflower Hills Golf Course, a meet and greet July 19 at the Great Wolf Lodge, a dinner and dance July 20 at Sporting Park, and family visits and tours at Washington High School on July 21. Online registration and payment will be available soon on the website, whs73.com. The reunion group also has a Facebook page. The reunion committee is trying to reach as many classmates as possible, and would like to have a small number of digital photos of class members.
Destination Science Summer Camp scheduled
Destination Science Summer Camp is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting July 29 at the Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library, 4051 West Drive, Wyandotte County Lake Park, Kansas City, Kan. The science camp for middle school students includes team building, orienteering, fishing, water games and exploration, nature trail hikes and outdoor survival. Cost is $25 per camper with an additional $20 for an optional overnight stay on Thursday. For more information, call 913-299-2384, visit the library or visit www.kckpl.org/.
Keeler Women’s Center, a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan., offers individual and couples counseling to uninsured women. Call 913-906-8990 for information or to do an intake and schedule an appointment.